| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Walter A. "Wally" Rafalko, a decorated World War II veteran and a former professor of law who also had been associate dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law, died July 28 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:25 AM
Walter A. "Wally" Rafalko, a decorated World War II veteran and a former professor of law who also had been associate dean of the University of Baltimore Law School, died July 28 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice.
| Aug 10, 2011
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced that four recent Baltimore County Public Schools graduates were among the final round of 2011 high school graduates to win scholarships sponsored by colleges and universities.
Two of the honored students are...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 2:46 PM
In Camden, N.J., a principal said the pressure to pump up students' standardized test results came with a threat from a district supervisor — nice medical benefits you have for your sick daughter, sure would be a shame to lose them.
In Atlanta, one...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 4:42 PM
The morning after an independent filmmaker heard he's been given a $25,000 arts award, he tried to assess what the check would mean.
Matthew Porterfield, who walked away with the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize on Saturday, worked seven years as a...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 10:53 AM
The Talent Machine Company's summer production of Cole Porter's "Can Can," showcasing its 14- to 18-year-old cast members, ran two weekends, Aug. 5 to 14, at St. John's College Key Auditorium. As in past TMC summer shows, this event could be compared to a...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:04 AM
In her 30 years with The Dance Dimension, feisty dance director Marilyn Byers has rarely missed an opportunity to welcome back her star dancers at Thanksgiving time. One of those rare missed opportunities came last year, when the two-time cancer...
| Nov 21, 2011
John L. Crew Sr., a career educator whose seven-year tenure as superintendent of Baltimore City public schools in the late 1970s and early 1980s was marked by rising student achievement — and by a reputation as a steady and calming influence —...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Maryland and other states that have issued caps on the amount of overtime nurses can work have seen improvements in care, according to new research.
A study by the RN Work Project, a collaboration by the New York University and University of Buffalo...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Francis N. Craig, a retired Edgewood Arsenal scientist, died of respiratory failure Thursday at the Broadmead Retirement Community in Cockeysville. He was 100 and had previously lived in the Loreley section of Baltimore County near White Marsh.
| Dec 4, 2011
Megan Connors of Harford County says she got a great education at Auburn University but a brutal lesson on private student loans.
Federal aid wasn't enough to cover four years at the Alabama school, so Connors made up the difference with private loans....
| Dec 12, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Fans of the Ivy Bookshop in North Baltimore got some good news today, with the announcement that new owners have been found. Ann and Ed Berlin will take ownership in January, according to an email from store owner Darielle Linehan.
She said the "Berlins...